Hyde-ing Out In Edinburgh’s Quay

by Laura Berry

Monday, February 7th, 2011

Food and drink venue earns positve review in The Scotsman gaining valuable PR Scotland.

Bar and restaurant PR photography for Hyde Out in Edinburgh, Scotland

NEW style bar Hyde Out has earned a positive review from one of Scotland’s most influential restaurant critics – following a successful pub and restaurant PR campaign

The new venue boasts a number of exclusive design and menu features which led reviewer Gaby Soutar,  lifestyle reporter at The Scotsman magazine, to describe it a swanky new hostelry at one end of Edinburgh’s Union Canal towpath.

Hyde Out Scotsman

This luxury space cost over £1million, and was founded by savvy young entrepreneurs Rory McWhirter and business partner Rowan Milne. It aims to be Edinburgh’s hottest, new, style Bar and is situated in a perfect place for students and young professionals in the up and coming Edinburgh Quay area.

Gaby reviewed the restaurant for the Scotsman and described it as: “One of those style-bar cum restaurants, with fuchsia Timorous Beasties wallpaper and glittery light fittings.”

Some of the design features at the bar include a hand crafted chandelier made from 600 crystal cut wine glasses, by globally renowned craftsman, John Harrington.

The venue also offers an extensive range of food and drink, carefully put together by some of the industry’s best known names and faces, with Gaby Soutar’s review describing the food as “fresh and healthy”.

She added: “The starters consist of three for a tenner or each is £4 individually, with an assortment of textures including; sesame beef skewers, langoustine scampi and homemade falafel.”

The main courses are a variety fishes and meats; including crispy-skinned Salmon and Pan roasted Duck Breast. Vegetarian options are also available.

Nevertheless, Gaby exclaims how she found the Chocolate Fondue desert being a tribute and the best fun, it is served alongside a variety of sweet treats including, marshmallows and a mixture of fruits. Hyde Out also has an interesting cocktail menu to delve on.

Excluding her drinks the night cost Gaby and her sister £47.50.

The full article was posted on January 31 in the Scotsman Magazine and can be viewed here.

The review came as a result of media outreach during a six month pub and restaurant PR campaign delivered by food and drink PR specialists, Holyrood PR in Edinburgh.

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